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Spain-36 - Toledo

Toledo is a world heritage site. It is a medieval city of narrow winding streets that sits on a small hill and the river Tajo on three sides. From earliest times it had magnificent fortified defences, the Tajo River as a natural moat, and a wall built by the Romans, Visigoths, and Moors. Toledo, Spain


No other city can compare to Toledo in culture, artistic and historic richness. The fame of the ancient capital of Spain spread abroad making the city important in the universal art. Here the three ethnic groups Arabs, Jews and Christians worked together in consensus, coexisted peacefully, each contributing to the rich diversity of Toledo. In 1561 Felipe II moved the capital of Spain to Madrid.


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Taken on April 21, 2016